Yeejin Jang

Senior Lecturer

Yeejin Jang is a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the School of Banking and Finance, University of New South Wales. She worked as an assistant professor at Purdue University from 2013-2018. Her research focuses on empirical corporate finance with special interests on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising in global markets, multinational firms, and international banking.


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Journal articles
Gao J; Jang Y, 2021, 'What Drives Global Lending Syndication? Effects of Cross-Country Capital Regulation Gaps', Review of Finance, vol. 25, pp. 519 - 559,
Ben-David I; Jang Y; Kleimeier S; Viehs M, 2021, 'Exporting Pollution: Where Do Multinational Firms Emit CO2?', Economic Policy,
Jang Y; Lee K, 2020, 'Taking a Long View: Investor Trading Horizon and Earnings Management Strategy', International Review of Finance,
Erel I; Jang Y; Minton B; Weisbach M, 2019, 'Corporate Liquidity, Acquisitions, and Macroeconomic Conditions', The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis,
Jang Y, 2017, 'International corporate diversification and financial flexibility', Review of Financial Studies, vol. 30, pp. 4133 - 4178,
Erel I; Jang Y; Weisbach MS, 2015, 'Do acquisitions relieve target firms' financial constraints?', Journal of Finance, vol. 70, pp. 289 - 328,
Working Papers
Jang Y; Wang X; Zhang X, 2020, The multinational return premium: Investor’s perspective, http://dx.doi.org10.2139/ssrn.2897600,
Jang Y; Ben-David I; Kleimeier S; Viehs M, 2020, Exporting Pollution: Where Do Multinational Firms Emit CO2?, http://dx.doi.org10.2139/ssrn.3252563,
Jang Y; Mariassunta G, 2019, Who Lends Before Banking Crises? Evidence from the International Syndicated Loan Market, http://dx.doi.org10.2139/ssrn.3739393,
Book Chapters
Jang Y; Erel I; Weisbach M, 2020, 'The Corporate Finance of Multinational Firms', in Foley F; Hines J; Wessel D (ed.), Global Goliaths, Brookings,
  • The Fourteenth Conference on Asia-Pacific Financial Markets (CAFM) Best Paper Award, 2019
  • FMA European Conference Corporate Finance Best Paper Award, 2018 
  • Korea-America Finance Association Young Scholar Award, 2018
  • UNSW Business School Dean’s Research Fellowship 2020-2022
  • Research Scholar, Risk Institute, 2017
  • Research Scholar, GE Capital-Fisher National Center for the Middle Market, 2012, 2014
  • FINS 3616: International Finance (Undergraduate), 2018
  • FINS 5516: International Corporate Finance (Master), 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021